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COMMENTARY | In a contributed piece, the authors suggest compromises and efficiencies to ensure cities do not get left behind in the 5G revolution.
, Special to Route Fifty
March 15, 2018
We asked South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg about a recent Politico headline, automation and much more at SXSW.
The event provides the local leaders with a forum to dream up what’s next for American cities and towns with tech leaders, futurists and other visionaries.
Over half the respondents to a Northeastern University/Gallup survey also said they are unlikely to regularly use the technology.
Many West Coast localities still struggle with certain types of dangerous buildings.
Digital stardust won’t magically make future cities more affordable or resilient.
, The Atlantic
February 15, 2018
Just how targeted are the sensors in South Bend’s sewers?
Q&A: Security and privacy issues will abound if they go unaddressed as cities increasingly install smart infrastructure, according to federal officials.
As more smart communities emerge, states are being encouraged to get policy frameworks in place that secure the front end of disruptive technologies being adopted.
Some officials in the U.S. territory think so. And they’ve already secured a smart cities grant with hopes to expedite resilient hurricane recovery.
Digitizing curbs is “something that has benefit today, benefit in the future, and doesn’t require so much investment from cities that they can’t do it today.”
January 26, 2018
“If we set standards before we know what we’re creating, we could stifle innovation.”
“There is a greater value to the data we maintain as a city than we anticipated,” according to the city’s chief innovation officer.
A few clusters of finalists stand out.
January 18, 2018
Join us on Wednesday for a special digital event focused on transportation technology, including a Route Fifty interview with Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval.
Localities like Contra Costa County are piloting non-consumer AVs like shuttles, which are great for getting early feedback and benefit all residents.
Colorado's departing transportation chief offers some thoughts on what it takes.
Plus her thoughts on how the city balances industry with environmental sustainability.
The effort is part of a pledge by Mayor Eric Garcetti, as well as a broader push to bring an earthquake early warning system to the West Coast.
The former Obama administration Transportation secretary sat down with Route Fifty to discuss the future of tech disruption, intergovernmental planning, transportation “welfare” and federal regulation.
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